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‘Empower the Possible’

‘Empower the Possible’ Students come face to face with trades, other professions at expo For Bureau of Land Management forester Shaun Harkins, the chance to expose youth to possible careers in natural resources is also an opportunity to pass on the importance of land stewardship. Harkins grew up

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Enhancing STEAM teaching

Enhancing STEAM teaching Summer STEAM Institute draws educators looking to engage students through STEAM Thinking Teachers are always looking for new ways to keep their students engaged in the classroom. And that means educators must continue learning throughout their careers. Dozens of Douglas County teachers participated in this

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STEAM comes to the fair

STEAM comes to the fair Youngsters take a break from funnel cakes to develop critical thinking skills With a range of interactive games and activities set up at August’s Douglas County Fair, Umpqua Valley STEAM Hub helped make sure local students had opportunities to put their STEAM thinking

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‘STEAM Thinking for ALL!’

'STEAM Thinking for ALL!'

‘STEAM Thinking for ALL!’ Sessions to teach educators how to expand STEAM thinking From argument-driven inquiry to zSpace technology, this year’s summer STEAM Institute offers a variety of professional development opportunities for Douglas County educators. The institute will be Aug. 12-15 at Umpqua Community College and will feature

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